The 59th Annual State Convention of the National Federation of the Blind of Virginia incorporates ways that blind seniors are active, fulfilled and enjoy
Through presentations and discussions, newly blind individuals will learn that by using alternative techniques, they can confidently function as they did when they were sighted.
Seniors in Charge
On Friday morning, hear from seniors who have learned the alternative techniques to live independently and truly enjoy life.
On Friday afternoon, learn about how to create a plan for an emergency and overcome obstacles should an emergency occur. Learn from others and keep in control.
Winning Them Over with Professionalism and Poise – An Etiquette Dinner
You are cordially invited to attend the inaugural Etiquette Dinner presented by the NFB of Virginia on Friday evening. At this dinner, you will be educated
on the ins and outs of appropriate etiquette in both professional and social dining settings. Learn alternative techniques for dining to help you be more
comfortable in more formal settings.
Note: This event requires pre-registration.
Saturday Seniors Division Lunch
Seniors and their families are invited to join other seniors for fellowship and connecting with others who have learned alternative techniques to thrive.
Saturday Seniors Division Meeting
Participate in discussions and presentations on such topics as: hearing loss; transportation; Senior activities around
the country; and low impact exercise.
The National Federation of the Blind of Virginia Convention combines excellent networking with positive blind role models, fellowship with old and new friends across the Commonwealth, and some of the best presentations on topics important to the blind of Virginia.
Details on convention registration and hotel reservations can be found at: